Tag Archives: Great Britain

Literary Houses

I have been a huge fan of British artist Su Blackwell’s  work for many years. Many of her projects involve recycling books into works of art. I recently stumbled across a wonderful older project of her’s called “Literary Houses.” Blackwell … Continue reading

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I am curious London

Readers of TBTP know that I am enamored with London. Over the years, I have had the good fortune to spend quite a bit of time there and I even wrote a budget travel guide for the British capital. So, … Continue reading

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London Is Open

London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a new series of commissioned artwork by British and international artists for the #LondonIsOpen campaign. Works by ten diverse artists will be displayed throughout the Tube system. The mayor’s initiative hopes to show that … Continue reading

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Objects That Changed The World

Cambridge University Library is celebrating its 600th anniversary this year with a physical and online exhibition called “Lines of Thought: Discoveries That Changed the World”. The historic library has grown from a small collection of manuscripts kept in a wooden … Continue reading

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and now for something completely different

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Lest We Forget

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Keep Calm and Carry On

During World War II, Britons were encouraged to “Keep Calm and Carry On”, but it seems that the original poster imprinted with the stiff upper lip slogan has ignited a minor war of its own. The WW II British Ministery … Continue reading

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